collect and document income eligibility from families, grant money was used for unauthorized work, there was no consistency in documenting credentials of lead abatement contractors, and one company on the number of properties was also paid as a contractor for abatement work. madeleine shaikh, who ran the program, now works for the state department. she declined comment. the spokesperson says she's disappointed and calls what happened clear the unexpected -- and expectable. the city said it requested a six month extension when it revised the could not meet its goal. hud denied the extension. apparently, 13 people work in the lead abatement program. with the loss of funding, seven people are expected to lose their jobs. >> in tonight's education alert, some hertford county parents will be the first to tell you that persistence pays off. for months, they have opposed a different plan to redraw elementary school boundary lines. tim tooten has been following this story. >> tensions have been running high in hertford county where there have been proposals to move kids out of bazell 33.